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My Quest To Make The Best Coffee As Lazily As Possible

The coffeemaker industry, once dominated by Keurig and Mr. Coffee, is seeing a new wave of automated innovations. Can they please a snob? The coffeemaker industry, once dominated by Keurig and Mr. Coffee, is seeing a new wave of automated innovations. Show More Summary

Google Goes To War Against One Of The Web's Most Annoying Dark Patterns

Hate interstitial ads? So does Google, and come early next year, the search giant will start punishing websites that use them. Hate interstitial ads? So does Google, and come early next year, the search giant will start punishing websites that use them. You might not know what an interstitial ad is by name, but I guarantee you hate them. Read Full Story

Test Your Knowledge Of The World's Skylines

A visual memory game for architecture nerds A visual memory game for architecture nerds A city's skyline is like its fingerprint—a composition of architectural silhouettes that's unique for any given place. Artist Yoni Alter has used...Show More Summary

New To The Wood Shop? These Smart Power Tools Coach You Through It

Meet the Drill Sergeant, your new virtual shop teacher. Meet the Drill Sergeant, your new virtual shop teacher. Thanks to the nation-wide death of shop class, an entire generation of kids is growing up without knowing the proper way to use a band saw (without someone standing behind it), or how to hold a power drill (not by the cord or the spinning bit). Read Full Story

Can User-Friendly Design Take Drones Mainstream?

The industrial drone company PowerVision hopes to make drones more ubiquitous with an egg-shaped design that's meant to be flown right out of the box. The industrial drone company PowerVision hopes to make drones more ubiquitous with an egg-shaped design that's meant to be flown right out of the box. Show More Summary

We're Only Just Beginning To Understand How Color Impacts Users

Do you use Inkwell or Valencia on Instagram? The choice, it turns out, may say a lot about your well-being. Do you use Inkwell or Valencia on Instagram? The choice, it turns out, may say a lot about your well-being. Color and our emotions have an incredibly complex relationship. Show More Summary

What If Smart Homes Were Designed For Seniors, Instead?

Young people are often the internet of things' target market, but elders might make more sense, argues one designer. Young people are often the internet of things' target market, but elders might make more sense, argues one designer....Show More Summary

Design Furniture Just By Prancing In Front of A Kinect

Nate Asis's Digital Hand allows you to design a table, a blanket, and a dish with your body, not your hands. Nate Asis's Digital Hand allows you to design a table, a blanket, and a dish with your body, not your hands. Design is the product of the mind and the hand. Show More Summary

Behind The Branding Of The Hillary Clinton Campaign

How do you design for more than 100 million Americans? It's the challenge of a lifetime for Original Champions of Design's Jennifer Kinon. How do you design for more than 100 million Americans? It's the challenge of a lifetime for Original Champions of Design's Jennifer Kinon. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Has An App, And It's A Rip-Off Of Hillary's. Surprise!

Earn points you can't spend by giving away your money and attention to the GOP nominee through a ramshackle app designed by the lowest bidder. It's Donald Trump in a nutshell, folks! Earn points you can't spend by giving away your money and attention to the GOP nominee through a ramshackle app designed by the lowest bidder. Show More Summary

Photographing Another Legacy Of The Olympics: The People They Evicted

The games are over, but their impact on Rio will last for generations—for better or worse. The games are over, but their impact on Rio will last for generations—for better or worse. On Sunday, closing ceremonies marked the end of this year's contentious Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro. Show More Summary

Let's Face It: These Minimalist Toy Cars Were Designed For Parents

Your kids, on the other hand, probably won't love them. That's okay. Just more opportunity to play with them yourself. Your kids, on the other hand, probably won't love them. That's okay. Just more opportunity to play with them yourself. Show More Summary

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs. Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs. Show More Summary

John Maeda's New Design Problem: Tech's Utter Lack Of Diversity

And with a title like global head of computational design and inclusion, he may have the institutional support at Automattic to do it. And with a title like global head of computational design and inclusion, he may have the institutional support at Automattic to do it. Show More Summary

Why Architects Make Such Great Futurists

The radical architects of Archigram and Future Systems were planning for a vividly imagined future. The radical architects of Archigram and Future Systems were planning for a vividly imagined future. In designing structures that will...Show More Summary

Facebook's New Teen App Freaks Me Out, And I'm Only 23

Forget privacy: If you're a teenager, Lifestage is all public, all the time. Forget privacy: If you're a teenager, Lifestage is all public, all the time. Another social media giant is making a play for the Snapchat set. Read Full St...

This Future Highway Will Remove Lanes, But Add Public Transit And Space For Drones

Architects in Shenzhen, China, have designed a highway for the future of transportation that's unlike any highway you've ever seen. Architects in Shenzhen, China, have designed a highway for the future of transportation that's unlike any highway you've ever seen. Show More Summary

How Civil Rights Photographer Gordon Parks Inspired A New Generation Of Artists

50 Years After shows the work of three black female artists for whom Parks led the way. 50 Years After shows the work of three black female artists for whom Parks led the way. As protests and discussions about race relations and police...Show More Summary

12 Rejected Designs For America's 50-Star Flag

In the 1950s, American citizens sent Eisenhower unsolicited designs for the new flag. One made the cut; nearly 3,000 didn't. In the 1950s, American citizens sent Eisenhower unsolicited designs for the new flag. One made the cut; nearly 3,000 didn't. Show More Summary

The Midcentury Glamour Of The Jersey Shore (Yes, The Jersey Shore)

Photographer Tyler Haughey explores historic postwar resort architecture along the southern New Jersey coastline. Photographer Tyler Haughey explores historic postwar resort architecture along the southern New Jersey coastline. During...Show More Summary

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